In this package, the FCW Test Center explores biometric technologies and the biometrics industry. Federal Computer Week looks at five biometric authentication products and two software packages. FCW also charts how well eight biometric technologies work.
Biometrics: More than a helping hand
Microsoft embraces biometrics
Keyware provides layered biometrics solution
BioNetrix delivers layered biometrics suite
Here's a closer look at five biometric technologies:
Fingerprint recognition: SecuGen Corp.'s EyeD Keyboard
Face verification: Visionics Corp.'s FaceIt
Voice verification: Veritel Corp.'s Veritel Voice
Iris scanning: Sensar Inc.'s SecureCam
Hand geometry: Recognition Systems Inc.'s HandKey II
Sample of Biometric products chart
How biometrics work chart
Past FCW coverage of biometric technologies:
"Smart card pact open for biz" [May 22, 2000]
"Network access made simple, secure" [April 3, 2000]
"Army takes lead in biometric security research" [March 15, 2000]
Review: "Touch-and-go computer access" [March 8, 2000]
"Industry leader pushes for 'more robust' security" [Feb. 25, 2000]
"Identix shrinks fingerprint ID" [Dec. 6, 1999]
"Go ahead, forget that password" [Nov. 22, 1999]
"Biometrics points to greater security" [July 19, 1999]
"Software bundles biometric solutions" [May 10, 1999]
"NEC adds fingerprint solution to GSA sked" [April 5, 1999]
"Fingerprint ID systems point to increased security" [March 29, 1999]
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